Material Planner

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Congers, NY, US

Company: Aptar Group

Material Planner

Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions!  This is what you can expect from a career at Aptar Pharma. We have an immediate opening for a Material Planner within our Supply Chain team at our facility in Congers, New York.  Aptar Pharma is part of Aptar Group, a global leader of dispenser systems for the packaging industry.  Aptar Pharma has been setting the standard for the drug delivery industry for decades and continue to break new ground providing innovative drug delivery devices, components and services, enabling the success of our clients.

If you are eager for new challenges in a fast-paced growing Company, we are the next step in your career!

What You Will Do at Aptar Pharma:

As a Material Planner, you will be responsible for the delivery of continued materials readiness for all manufacturing processing. This is role is integral to successful customer project support and on-time delivery goals for all customers’ orders.

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling sales orders and confirming release dates to the Customer Supply Chain Department.
  • Provide maximum customer service by working closely with our suppliers to resolve inventory issues that could delay the timely shipping of sales orders.
  • Optimize production setup to minimize interruption in production runs.
  • Monitor backlog of products, provide scheduling alternatives and communicate upcoming delivery issues to Customer Supply Chain Department.
  • Initiate production orders based on the planned schedule.
  • Analyze and respond to all MRP system exception reports balancing the supply schedule with the demand schedule.
  • Prepare and manage purchase orders to obtain raw materials, components and subassemblies to support the production schedule.
  • Responsible for having materials available by required dates.
  • By continuous monitoring and taking preventive and corrective actions, maintain inventory levels to company goals.
  • Set appropriate safety stock levels and reorder points through various analyses.
  • Support a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Maintain effective communication with managers, suppliers and other departments.
  • Successful teamwork and collaboration with key stakeholders in Manufacturing, Sales, Quality and other departments.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by Management.

What Aptar Pharma Is Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with a preferred concentration in Supply Chain.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in planning, scheduling, materials management and inventory control in manufacturing company.
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Analytical skills and strong attention to details and accuracy
  • Independent self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Effective communication skills with customers, colleagues and stakeholders
    • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships to achieve goals
    • Growth and continuous improvement mindset
    • Strong organizational  and problem solving skills
    • Ability to successfully balance multiple priorities and projects.
    • Excels in operating within a team culture and team environment


What We Offer

  • An exciting, diverse and value based working environment
  • Award-winning corporate university offering personal development and training opportunities.
  • Competitive base salary
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.
  • Innovative benefits plan which includes: 401k plan with Company matching benefit, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and more



Aptar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


Aptar Pharma, NA
250 Route 303 North
Congers, NY 10920


Nearest Major Market: New York City